Calling init_sec_context() without config file and default realm

Isaac Boukris iboukris at
Sat Dec 25 20:37:29 EST 2021

On Sun, Dec 26, 2021 at 12:07 AM Greg Hudson <ghudson at> wrote:
> On 12/24/21 12:27 PM, Isaac Boukris wrote:
> > I'm wondering if this is something we can fix in the library to allow
> > working without config-file, or how to get around it, perhaps using a
> > different gss name-type for the target would help, need to check, but
> > anyway I think it is worth raising.
> If this code path is the only problem, I think we can smooth it out.
> krb5_cc_select() didn't initially use krb5_get_fallback_host_realm()
> (before commit 234b64bd6139d5b75dadd5abbd5bef5a162e298a), so we should
> be able to continue without the realm after a KRB5_CONFIG_NODEFREALM error.

See PR #1234, not sure how to formulate it, will cleanup tomorrow if
you haven't pushed by then :)

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